Looking At Momentum Against Big Soda, Lawmaker Again Offers Warning Label Bill
Similar bills from Democratic state Sen. Bill Monning failed in 2014 and 2015, but the lawmaker said he sees a rising tide of support following three Bay Area cities approving soda levies in November.
California Lawmaker Makes Push For Health Warning Labels On Soda
A California state senator is taking another stab at introducing a law that would require sugary drink manufacturers to put a warning label on their products, the latest effort in the "War on Sugar." Officials and public health advocates have heightened their criticism of sugar as a key contributor to health epidemics like obesity and diabetes, and California has become a major battleground in the fight against what they say is excessive sugar consumption. (Prentice, 2/13)